Your visit to Brandon Country Park

Brandon Country Park | Bury Road Brandon Suffolk IP27 0SU

Brandon Country Park sign

Located in the vast Thetford Forest, Brandon Country Park lies in the heart of The Brecks: a wild landscape of dark forests, open heathlands, sandy soils and iconic belts of pine trees, ready to be explored...

Getting here

Brandon Country Park is just South of Brandon, five minutes from the A11 at Elveden, less than 30 minutes from Bury St Edmunds, and under an hour from Norwich, Cambridge and Ipswich. Brandon Railway Station is 1.5miles (2.4km) away.

Postcode for satnavs: IP27 0SU


There is ample car parking, and parking charges apply Monday to Sunday between 8am and 8pm:

Mondays to Sundays £2 for up to 2 hours
£3 all day
Discounted parking for Blue Badge holders £2 for over 2 hours

More information on parking at Brandon Country Park.

Annual permits for Brandon Country Park are available for £30, or for £45 you can get an annual permit for Brandon Country Park, Nowton Park and West Stow Country Park.

More information on annual parking permits for Brandon Country Park, or to apply for a permit.

Trails signage

Brandon Country Park facilities

  • Tearoom
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Children’s play area
  • Picnic areas
  • Walking routes
  • Cycle routes
  • The Engine House – available to hire

Opening times

Brandon Country Park is open from dawn to dusk.

The Copper Beech Tearoom is open every day except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day:

  • April to October: 10am-4.30pm
  • November to March: 10am-3.30pm

Dogs are welcome, and we want them to enjoy it as much as you do! But please remember to clean up after your dog, and keep them under control at all times.

Please note: The Walled Garden and Tearoom are dog-free areas (except of course assistance dogs which are always welcome).

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